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By Jane Rhodes

A effective image of black strength and radical notion, the Black Panthers nonetheless evoke powerful feelings. This version of Jane Rhodes's acclaimed research examines the intense endurance of the Black Panthers within the American mind's eye. Probing the group's longtime dating to the media, Rhodes lines how the Panthers articulated their message via symbols and strategies the mass media couldn't withstand. by way of exploiting press assurance via every little thing from posters to public appearances to photograph ops, the Panthers created a linguistic and symbolic universe as salient this present day as through the group's heyday. additionally they pioneered a worldly model of mass media activism that powers modern African American protest. that includes a well timed new preface by way of the writer, Framing the Black Panthers is a leap forward reconsideration of a desirable phenomenon.

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